Roland Matthes

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Birthday
17, 1950
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German swimmer and four-time Olympic gold medalist who won his golds in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke events.

Before Fame

He entered his first Olympics in 1968 and won two gold medals and one silver.

Trivia

He won every backstroke competition he entered between April 1967 and August 1974.

Family Life

He married Kornelia Ender in 1978 and the couple had a daughter together before divorcing in 1982.

Associated With

His last Olympic event was 1976, and that year boxer Sugar Ray Leonard won gold.